Isaiah Weston leads UNI to victory over Missouri State

Northern Iowa wide receiver Isaiah Weston (80) catches an 18-yard touchdown pass ahead of Iowa State defensive back D'Andre Payne (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (KCRG) - Northern Iowa improved its record to 5-3 after beating Missouri State on the road, 29-6.

Once again, the Panthers were led by wide receiver Isaiah Weston. He finished with 157 yards and two more touchdowns. He's now scored a touchdown in seven consecutive games.

The UNI defense held Missouri State to just 158 total yards, recording five sacks and nine tackles for loss.

The Panthers travel to Illinois State next Saturday.